The UniWireless network

The University of Melbourne's wireless network for on-campus use is UniWireless.

Note: A University of Melbourne username and password are required to connect to the UniWireless network.

Instructions by device

Follow the steps below to connect to UniWireless:

  • Windows 10
    1. Click the Wireless Network icon on the system tray.
    2. Click UniWireless.
    3. Enter your username and password then click Ok.
    4. Check connect automatically
    5. Click Connect.
  • Windows 8
    1. Navigate to the top-right corner of your screen to display the windows sidebar and click Settings.
    2. Click the Wireless Network icon.
    3. Click UniWireless.
    4. Enter your username and password then click Ok.
    5. Click Connect.
  • Windows 7

    Devices running Windows 7 may require additional configuration settings. Please use Cloudpath Express to configures your device with the required network settings.

  • iOS (iPhone and iPad)
    1. Tap Settings.
    2. Tap Wi-Fi.
    3. Tap UniWireless.
    4. Enter your username and password.
    5. Tap Join.
    6. Tap Accept/trust certificate to get connected.
  • MacOS
    1. Click on Wi-Fi icon on top right side on the menu bar and turn on the Wi-Fi.
    2. Click on UniWireless.
    3. Enter your username and password.
    4. Tap Join.
    5. Click Continue to verify the certificate and authenticate.
  • Android
    1. Navigate to Apps.
    2. Locate and tap Settings.
    3. Tap Wi-Fi.
    4. Tap UniWireless.
    5. Ensure that EAP method is set to PEAP.
    6. Set the Phase 2 authentication to MSCHAPV2.
    7. Enter your username in the Identity field.
    8. Enter your password in the Password field.
    9. Tap Connect.
  • Windows Phone
    1. From the Home Screen swipe left.
    2. Navigate and tap Settings.
    3. Tap WiFi.
    4. If Wi-Fi is off, tap the on-off button to enable WiFi.
    5. Tap UniWireless.
    6. Enter your username in the Identity field.
    7. Enter your password in the Password field.
    8. Tap Done.
    9. Tap Yes.
  • Linux
    1. Click the Wireless Network icon at the top-right.
    2. Select Uniwireless.
    3. Enter the following settings:
      • Wi-Fi Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
      • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
      • Tick ‘No CA certificate is required
      • PEAP Version: Automatic
      • Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2
      • Username: username and password.
    4. Click Connect.

Support

If you have questions or difficulty connecting to the wireless network please contact one of the following resources:

  • University of Melbourne Students can call 13 MELB or speak to a Student IT representative in the Baillieu, ERC, and Giblin Eunson Libraries.
  • University of Melbourne Staff can call the Service Centre on +61 3 8344 0888, Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding University holidays.

Conditions of use

  • You will adhere to all University of Melbourne statutes, policies and guidelines including the University’s Provision and Acceptable Use of IT Policy.
  • You will not infringe copyright, including but not limited to downloading copyright material via peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing.
  • You will not apply an unreasonable burden on the network.
  • You will not allow any other person to use your account(s).
  • You will use up-to-date antivirus software and regularly apply updates to your operating system and applications.
  • The University is not liable for loss, damage or consequential loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from use of the wireless network and associated software.